Notice of Preparation

The College of the Desert/Desert Community College District (District) is in a Notice of Preparation (NOP) period that will commence at 8:00 a.m. on December 6, 2023 and end on January 5, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. for interested individuals and public agencies to submit written comments.

A virtual scoping meeting will be held on December 19, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. via Zoom to learn more about this proposed Project and provide comments on the possible environmental effects the District should study in the SEIR.

To attend the virtual scoping meeting click the button below and enter the passcode when prompted:

(ID: 846 1599 7115, and passcode: 069127).

Any written comments on the NOP must be received at the District address
(COD Bond Office, 43500 Monterey Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260) or via email to John D. Criste at within the public review period.

Download the Notice of Preparation

Download the West Valley Campus Development Palm Amendment No. 1